This email with the subject "file XYL26510460037/06" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Aug 2008 04:51:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "info@shell oil.com" <SHELL@charlevoix.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- The Shell National Lottery. Customer Service/Claims Department file XYL26510460037/06 Dear Winner, We are pleased to inform you today 21/8/2008 of the result of the winners of the SHELL INTERNATIONAL ONLINE LOTTERY PROMO PROGRAMME in conjunction with the chevron Texaco company,which was conducted through a computer draw system where email addresses were randomly selected from worldwide webs and your email emerged one of the lucky winners.You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out $1,000,000.00 (One Million United State Dollars), in cash credited to file XYL26510460037/06. Contact Our affiliate Agent company via email. Sir Johnson Cole. Services Manager. Email: email@example.com Tel: +234-803-590-2881 Provide him with the following information to claim your prize Full Name: Residence address: Phone Number: Country: Sex: Age: Occupation: You may wish to establish contact via e-mail with the particulars presented above citing the batch and reference numbers to this letter.Be further advised to maintain STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims/double claims. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this programme. Congratulations On behalf of all members of the Lottery foundation. Yours Truly, Mrs. Rosemary Cole. Online Lottery Co-ordinator.